Journalism academic joins panel of experts to ensure survival of local news – UCLan

Public Interest News Foundation launches COVID-19 Emergency Fund to support independent news publishers in the UK An award-winning journalist and experienced researcher from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has been selected as one of the key decision makers in the fight to ensure the survival of local news post COVID-19. Clare Cook, Senior Lecturer […]

Engineering facilities transformed into COVID-19 manufacturing hub – UCLan

Regional healthcare services now receiving vital supplies The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is assisting with the response to COVID-19 by manufacturing over 200 items of personal protective equipment (PPE) and vital machine parts for staff at Blackpool Victoria Hospital, and other ambulance, physiotherapy and care home staff. So far, UCLan has donated over 100 […]

Children’s voices are not being heard during COVID-19 outbreak – University of Central Lancashire

Evidence from children’s rights and participation professionals shows inequalities across 20 countries in Europe New research carried out across 20 countries in Europe shows that children are consistently reporting difficulties related to COVID-19, including mental health and wellbeing problems, information shortages, problems accessing education or digital technology, and a lack of basic essentials. The research […]

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